About Michael

Michael Ward Telluride Realtor

Michael J. Ward, GRI, Broker Associate
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Michael Ward, GRI, began his career in real estate in 1980, has consistently been one of the top-producing brokers in the Telluride region, and was in the top 5% of brokers in 2013.

He has achieved several sales records. In the Town of Telluride, he sold the most expensive condo (2005), second most-expensive home (2006), most single family homes (2006), and most expensive development property (2013). In Mountain Village, he sold the most expensive condo and the highest price per square foot for a single family residence (2003), the most expensive single-family lot (2004), and the most expensive development property (2011).

Michael was a key participant in the development of three major condo projects, Viking Lodge in Telluride, and the Lorian condos and Villas at Cortina in Mountain Village, as well as two hotel projects, The Hotel Telluride and an unnamed hotel in Mountain Village. He is also a partner in the development of the Four Corners project in Telluride, a 2.2 acre mixed use site. Michael has owned two successful real estate companies in Telluride, Alpine Lodging & Real Estate, and Courtney-Ward and Associates, the #3 firm in town during its existence.

Michael has been actively involved in leadership in the Colorado and Telluride Associations of Realtors. He served a year as President of the Telluride Association of Realtors and their Realtor of the Year, six years on their Board of Directors, and a year as the Colorado Association of Realtors’ Southwest District Vice President. As such, he is intimately familiar with the wide range of issues affecting real estate transactions. He obtained his GRI in 1991, a designation awarded by the National Association of Realtors to a select group of Realtors who have demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the residential real estate industry.

With 36 years of experience in all aspects of the Telluride real estate market, Michael possesses a unique set of talents and skills to assist property owners in selling their properties quickly and for the best price. His dedication to his clients and customers is proven in his ability to successfully market properties and help buyers find the perfect properties for them.

Michael is married  and is proud father to four kids, Kyle, Kolby, Madison, and Anna. He has served as backstage security manager for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, as a volunteer firefighter, on the Lizardhead Hockey Club, and is currently chairman of the Parks and Recreation Board. He is an avid skier and golfer and is eager to share his love of Telluride with you.

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